OB/GYN


March 8, 2019

Expert Team Provides Care

When Chasse Conque, director of athletics for the Little Rock Trojans, and his wife, Lisa, were expecting twin daughters, they were comforted to know there was a maternal fetal specialist on their team. The value of this expertise came home when their twin daughters were born six weeks early in a difficult delivery. The team grew to…


Fertility Specialist Triples Hope for Little Rock Family

Megan and Brad Delco never imagined the family they are today when they first visited UAMS fertility specialist Dr. Gloria Richard Davis in 2015. Under the care of high-risk pregnancy specialist Dr. Paul Wendel, Megan carried their triplets for eight months. Weighing a total of 17 pounds, 9 ounces, Teddy, Penelope and Bradley arrived on…


NICU Baby Grads Reunite with Fun, Games and Songs

“I like being a kid,” sings 5-year-old Ethan Davis during a live concert at the third annual UAMS neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) reunion at the Scimitar Shrine Temple in Little Rock. His parents, Erica and Christopher, sit nearby busy with their triplets. The Davis family is no stranger to the NICU. Ethan spent one…


NICU Reunion strengthens ‘family’ bonds

Given the close ties families with premature babies form with medical staff in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), it’s little wonder that hundreds of parents and kids turned out for a day of food and fun during the fourth annual reunion at UAMS Medical Center April 11, 2015. “Typically, when you think of a…


Baby Thrives; Family Gives Money for Webcam

Emry Walker weighed 1 pound, 3 ounces when she was born March 21, 2011 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center. She wasn’t expected to make it. While she remained in the medical center’s neonatal intensive care unit, her father, Jeff Walker, returned to work in Fayetteville where the family resides. If…


Beau Blair Counts UAMS Among His Many Blessings

“Our family experienced firsthand the importance of having a world-class, comprehensive medical center like UAMS right here in Arkansas,” says Beau Blair. “My wife was 30 weeks pregnant with our twin boys when my family and I moved home to Little Rock from New York.” “During this exciting and anxious period in our life, I…


Scooter Hardin is Family Centered Thanks to UAMS

Our son, Harrison, was born in October 2010 at 26 weeks gestation, weighing just 2 pounds 2 ounces. He spent 93 days in the UAMS Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). The team of doctors, nurses and many others who treated him are truly heroes to us. Throughout Harrison’s stay in the NICU, the UAMS staff…


Expecting the Unexpected

“My second pregnancy had no complications, and we were expecting a normal delivery of another baby girl. After six hours of labor, there was suddenly no heart beat from our baby.” “The UAMS team of doctors and nurses quickly performed an emergency C-section, and Lilly was born within 10 minutes. She was pale and unresponsive…


Teen in Awe of Her Start in Neonatal Intensive Care

The nurses took the slender hand with bright pink nail polish in theirs, rubbing the faint scar on the back where the IVs left a permanent reminder of the four and a half weeks Chloe Davis spent in intensive care. Now, 13 years to the day her mom underwent an emergency C-section, the Jessieville Middle…


A Little Fighter

The UAMS Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is a familiar place for Susan Bryant, R.N. As a NICU nurse, she sees and cares for babies who entered the world too early and are fighting to survive. However, this familiar scene became an unfamiliar one when it was her own son in one of the isolettes. Bryant…



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